CD Post Re-Written by a Montana TV Station?
Read this CD post from last Wednesday on North Dakota oil output in July, and then read this news report posted yesterday by TV station KTVQ in Billings, Montana, and notice these similarities (especially the last comparison):
CD: North Dakota pumped another record amount of crude oil during the month of July at a rate of more than 674,000 barrels per day.
KTVQ: In July, North Dakota pumped a record amount of crude, at a rate of more than 674,000 barrels a day.
CD: The state’s oil production in July was 59% above a year ago.
KTVQ: Compared to a year ago, July's production level was up 59%.
CD: North Dakota produced 62% more oil than Alaska in July, marking the fifth consecutive month that North Dakota has out-produced Alaska. The Peace Garden State surpassed Alaska’s oil production for the first time in March to become the country’s new No. 2 oil state, behind only Texas now.
KTVQ: July marked the fifth month in a row that the state of North Dakota produced more oil than Alaska. It was back in March that North Dakota surpassed Alaska's in oil production for the first time to become America's second biggest oil state.
CD: North Dakota continues to lead the nation with the lowest state unemployment rate at 3 percent in July, and more than five percentage points below the national average.
KTVQ: North Dakota also continues to lead the nation with the lowest unemployment rate at just 3 percent - more than five percentage points below the national average.